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Queen Elizabeth's longtime doctor Peter Fisher killed riding bike to work

LONDON – A longtime physician to Queen Elizabeth II was killed while riding his bike to work in the British capital, local media reported Thursday.<p>Peter Fisher, 67, collided with a truck Wednesday as he made his way to his office at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine in …

Queen Elizabeth II

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Florida

Earth Just 'Decades Away' From Hothouse State That Would Make Parts Uninhabitable

Scientists predict 'runaway' global warming will make sea levels rise.<p>Earth may be just decades away from entering a “Hothouse” state of climate …

Climate Change

JavaScript runs the Web — so learn to run JavaScript with training under $15

There are a dozen different ways to build cool websites or productive apps. Not many of them happen without a healthy assist from JavaScript. It’s the programming language that powers every modern web browser and empowers front-end developers to create visually attractive, structurally sound web …

7 Places to Learn to Program — for Free!

Over my 10-year internet marketing career, my biggest personal competitive advantage was having an electrical engineering degree and being …

These Are the 6 "Golden Rules" of a Fast Metabolism (Says J.Lo's Nutritionist)

Many see their metabolism as a fixed, pre-determined aspect of their health. But as celebrity nutritionist Haylie Pomroy argues, your ability to lose …

Registration now open for free Apple Camp program for kids, new Clips session added

Apple has shared details on this year’s camp program for kids ages 8-12 along with opening registration for the free sessions that start next month. Like last year, there are three tracks to choose from that are made up of three, 90 minute sessions.<p>Similar to last year’s tracks, kids can choose …

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police said. She was 55.<p>News of her death shocked the fashion world and led to an outpouring of tributes from her legions of fans.<p>A housekeeper …

Kate Spade

YouTube deletes 30 violent music videos in a bid to help tackle UK knife crime

The videos were deleted on the request of the Metropolitan police<p>YouTube has deleted dozens of music videos from its platform after the Metropolitan …

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Global cyberattack targets 200,000 network switches (updated)

The past few days haven't been great for the internet's broader security. Iran's Communication and Information Technology Ministry has reported that it was a victim in a global cyberattack that compromised about 200,000 Cisco switches that hadn't yet received patches for exploits in the company's …

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest consumer privacy flap to create outrage. Remember the Equifax hack? That affected more than 230 million people. And in 2017, US …

These self-destructing electronics can turn your data to dust on command

A radio signal tells the components to vaporize.<p>Engineers have come up with a trick to make electronics disintegrate from far away. The technology represents a new kind of transient electronics, which are designed to disappear when they’re no longer needed. In this case, chemicals that can destroy …

Microsoft warns firms of technology 'distractions'

<b>Technology can distract workers rather than make them more productive, suggests a survey carried out by software giant Microsoft.</b><p>Many of the 20,000 European workers questioned said a steady stream of emails, messages and notifications kept them from concentrating.<p>Others said the way their employer …

Digital Culture

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

Magical Ski Runs Under the Night Sky

Adventure<p>See these skiers tackle gorgeous snowy slopes after the sun sets.<p>It’s always invigorating to plow down a snowy run on a pair of skis, but there’s something extra magical about taking on the adventure after the sun goes down. Skiers who hit the slopes at night are often treated to …

France to impose total ban on mobile phones in schools

France is to impose a total ban on pupils using mobile phones in primary and secondary schools starting in September 2018, its education minister has confirmed.<p>Phones are already forbidden in French classrooms but starting next school year, pupils will be barred from taking them out at breaks, …

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Let’s face it: the internet can be a nasty place. Between predators, malware, explicit content, and other bad actors, parents can find themselves in …

The electricity used to mine bitcoin this year is bigger than the annual usage of 159 countries

LONDON — The amount of energy used by computers "mining" bitcoin so far this year is greater than the annual usage of almost 160 countries, according to new research.<p>Research by energy tariff comparison service PowerCompare.co.uk shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has …

Bitcoin

Online real estate startup ToLet acquires Jumia House Nigeria to create PropertyPro.Ng

African tech can produce surprises. One this week is a $1.2 million Series A startup buying part of a $1 billion company.<p>That’s what Lagos based property startup ToLet.com.ng has done, purchasing Jumia House Nigeria for an undisclosed amount. Jumia House is a subsidiary of the continent’s lone tech …

No One Knows What Britain Is Anymore

BRUSSELS — Many Britons see their country as a brave galleon, banners waving, cannons firing, trumpets blaring. That is how the country’s voluble foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, likes to describe it.<p>But Britain is now but a modest-size ship on the global ocean. Having voted to leave the European …

Great Britain

We Have Nothing to Say About Olivia Culpo's Sexy Bikini Except "Whoa"

When the temperatures drop, we start to daydream about tropical vacations. And if you're lucky like Olivia Culpo, you have one booked. The star popped up in Bermuda wearing nothing but a sexy, off-the-shoulder bikini. We have to say we're <i>kind of</i> envious because it's very much jacket weather in …

This smartphone app is like an AI chastity belt for teens

This new app lets you monitor the content your child creates and receives on their mobile phone. It’s a way for parents to watchdog without bothering their kids.<p>Gallery Guardian (GG) is an app created by YIPO Technologies which is revolutionizing keeping an eye on your child.<p>The application uses …

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

Education

This app will do all the SEO heavy-lifting for you

In today's digitally driven world, it's no longer a surprise to any business that in order to remain viable and competitive, it's essential to have a …

101 arrested over people smuggling ring in Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 100 people have been arrested in Spain after police busted a criminal network responsible for smuggling Iranian nationals into the UK on commercial flights, Europol said in a statement on Thursday.<p>The network, which operated out of Malaga, charged Iranian migrants around €25,000 …

Spain police bust huge Iran-UK immigration ring

<b>Police in Spain say they have broken up a large immigration ring that smuggled Iranians as young as five into the UK.</b><p>The gang allegedly supplied fake Spanish passports to Iranian nationals so they could fly into the UK.<p>More than 100 people were arrested across Europe, including the suspected …

Heathrow

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …